Intel sez: Synchronous Flash and XIP is the future -- thought s?

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Mon Dec 16 05:30:04 EST 2002

paulnash at said:
> Actually, Intel's L18/L30 series of "wireless flash" has that feature,
> Read-while-erase-or-write as long as the reads are not to the 8MBit
> partition being dealt with in an erase or write.

1MiB is slightly saner but still not wonderful. At least I suppose it would 
allow you to have your kernel in the first MiB and hence not affected by 
changes to the file system. Doing it at an erase-block granularity would be 


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